Quality Control Technician II

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Company :
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutcals

Location :
St. Louis, Missouri

Expiry Date :
Tue, 15 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Title Quality Control Technician II – Micro Requisition JR Quality Control Technician II – Micro (Open) Location St. Louis, MO (Pharma) – USA032 Additional Locations St. Louis, MO Job Description SUMMARY OF POSITION : Provides technical support at an entry level. Will evaluate material and product quality by performing various procedures in the microbiology laboratory. This individual performs analysis on Raw Materials, Finished Products, Stability, water, and environmental monitoring samples using established analytical methods. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : – Follow good documentation practices for the accurate and timely documentation of all activities – Receive media, reagents and solutions into the laboratory – Run autoclave cycles routinely – Archive data and files per site procedures – Receive and check in controlled substance shipments – Perform routine housekeeping and cleaning – Create samples in LIMS and send test results from LIMS to customers – Perform product bioburden testing on incoming raw materials and finished products – Perform microbial limits testing as per USP & – Performs endotoxin testing by kinetic methods – Performs water sampling at various production areas – Follow site HSE Policies – Assist with establishing & maintaining safe work standards in the lab – Peer review all levels of work DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : – LIMS entry of data – Use of analytical balance, pH Meter, TOC Analyzer, Kinetic Turbidimetric Analyzer – Maintain instrument readiness MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : E ducation: Associates Degree in science related field (Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology) or equivalent combination of education, experience, and competencies. Experience: Experience in a cGMP environment is preferred.Working knowledge of instrumentation preferred. Preferred Skills/Qualifications: – Use of analytical balance, pH Meter, TOC Analyzer – Performs purified & DI water testing as required by USP – Performs plant environmental monitoring – Basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite – Substantial acquaintance with and understanding of application of basic principles, theories and concepts in Microbiology – Basic knowledge and understanding of aseptic technique – Use and/or Basic knowledge of industry practices and standards Skills/Competencies: Informing, Customer Focus, Listening, Perseverance, Organizing, function/technical skills, Peer Relationships, Comfort around Higher Management ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP/SCOPE: Reports to the Supervisor Quality Microbiology. Contacts involve matters of moderate importance to the organization and include R & D, Marketing, Production Superintendents, Production Engineers, Production Lead Operators, Logistics, Safety and DEA. Infrequent customer contacts on routine matters. WORKING CONDITIONS: – 80% Laboratory exposure to plant products, solvents and reagents, some of which are hazardous or potent compounds – 20% Office environment – Required to work 8 hour shifts, the potential for night, weekend, and holiday work depending on the lab DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this position.